Tottenham Hotspur extended their domestic winning streak for four games this weekend, inching past a 10-man Cardiff City at Wembley.
Spurs took the lead early on through Eric Dier and held onto it for the entire 90 minutes, despite a gutsy Cardiff display.
Midway through the second half, a moment of controversy gripped the game and overshadowed any talk of the actual result.
After Lucas Moura touched the ball past Joe Ralls and motored beyond the Cardiff man, Ralls decided to bring the Spurs man down.
However, Ralls did so with a high challenge and with far more force than was necessary to bring Moura down.
The Spurs team instantly surrounded the ref after the challenge, with Harry Kane stepping up and pushing Ralls away.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock claimed Harry Kane was trying to get his fellow professional sent off, as reported by The Sun.
Warnock also appeared to throw a shower of expletives towards Kane, calling him a ‘t**t’.
Kane has now responded to the manager’s comments. The Sun report Kane said: “He has kicked one of our players knee height and the ref said to me that the fourth official helped him out — so it is what it is.
“I guess managers are going to get angry. It’s part of the game. But at the end of the day, their player has looked at our player and he has kicked him higher than he ever should. So for me, it was a red card and the right decision.”
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